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killed and many more missing after a strong earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. the number of deaths is likely to rise as emergency workers came through the debris. our central america correspondent in neighboring mexico city where there were tremors. >> this was the largest earthquake in guatemala since 1976. such was its power that it sent residence and office workers running into the streets as far away as mexico city. in the guatemalan capital, guatemala city, the impact was much greater. dowling masonry and damaging buildings. the country's civil emergency authorities immediately issued a national alert and the president told people to stay outside of their crack homes for fear of aftershocks. >> any time we have an earthquake of this magnitude, there is a very high risk of after shocks. there have already been 5. there could be after shocks that could have the intensity to cause more damage to the population that has already been affected. >> the real devastation, however, took place near the epicenter of the pacific coast in the border region of san marcos. there, is
are known to operate in that city. >>> a developing story out of guatemala. at least 48 people are dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near the border with mexico. landslides destroying homes, businesses and blocking roads. thousands of soldiers are heading to the region to help the local police hand out emergency supplies. this is the strongest earthquake to hit guatemala since 1975. >>> a death investigation near the campus of gallaudet university in northeast d.c. a body found outside of a burning car just off brentwood parkway around 9:00 last night. no word yet on the cause of death. we're working to find out more from police. we'll bring you updates throughout the morning. >>> in prince george's county, police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed a man in hill crest heights. the shooting happened around 7:00 last night on 23rd parkway. officers found a man outside an apartment with a gunshot wound. police are still trying to find out what led to that shooting. >>> also new this morning, illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is reportedly in talks with federal prosec
, a powerful 7.4 earthquake killed at least 48 people in guatemala yesterday. another 100 or still missing and hundreds more were injured. it toppled homes, triggered landslides and was felt 600 miles away in mexico city. about 300 police and local villager were trying to dig through a half-ton of sand at a quarry in a desperate attempt to rescue people buried alive. >>> the man who made that controversial antimuslim film will do a year in prison. he was convicted on a probation violation. he had been convicted of bank fraud back in 2010. admitted to self violations including getting a fake driver's license. none of the violation are associated with the film he made. >>> the director of the massachusetts pharmacy board has been fired for ignoring warnings the company that made the tainted steroid shots linked to the deadly giants outbreak. several warnings about the new england compounding center were sent from the state of colorado. they dealt with the company allegedly violating its license. records show the warping were made as early as july 2011 the warnings were made as early as july
to try to fuel sectarian tension. >>> now a developing story out of guatemala. at least 48 people are dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake were hit. tremors were felt in mexico and el salvador. the earthquake destroyed homes, buildings, and blocking roads. thousands of soldiers are heading to the region to help the local police hand out emergency supplies. >>> an ohio woman caught on video driving on a sidewalk passing a school bus now has to serve an unpunishment. take a look at this cell phone video if a passenger inside the bus. the judge sentenced the woman shena harden to stand on a corner near the intersection where this happened and hold a sign that says "only an idiot would drive around a school bus." the judge also suspended harden's driver's license for 30 days and she has to pay a $250 fee in court costs. we want to know what you think about this punishment. does it fit the crime? you head to our facebook page or you can tweet us. >>> this morning there's more fallout from sandy. the governor of new york fired his emergency management director. the move comes after ste
. this is the strongest earthquake to hit guatemala since 1975. >>> scientists believe they found a family of planets that may be capable of supporting life as we know it. one is so big, it's called super earth. they discovered the planet back in 2008 orbiting an orange star. it's roughly 42 light years away and the constellation. this is an artist rendering of that planet. it's a rocky world, at least seven times the size of earth. they believe it can contain liquid water or the surface or on the surface, which would be necessary for the type of life we know. >>> a check on the traffic now. we are hoping folks living the life out there on the roads are moving to wherever they want to go. danella? >> unfortunately, there's a crash on the outer loop of the beltway at 450. it is blocking two of your left lanes. i'm going to step out so you can see this. this is where the accident is happening. check out the delays here. they are growing. to get around it, stick to the right. for now, two of your left lanes are blocked. let's talk about some good news if you are traveling along 29 and maryland. columbia
report. mike? >>> here's what's making news now. guatemala's president declared three days of mourning following a huge earthquake that killed 50 people. 20 people are still missing, this was a 7.4 magnitude quake. it's the strongest tremor there since 1976 when an earthquake then killed more than 20,000 people. >>> the director of the massachusetts pharmacy board has been fired over the deadly meningitis outbreak. the director failed to respond to complaints about the company where the tainted steroids' injections originated. that led to a third contaminated batch being shipped out. the outbreak claimed 31 lives and sickened hundreds. >>> the california man behind that everyone muslim film that came out recently is going to spend the next year in prison. a judge sentenced nakoula basseley nakoula for violating his probation. his film innocence of muslims depicts the prophet mohammed as a womanizer and pedophile. >>> it's already time to make plans for january's inauguration. we'll have more on that at 5:40. >> in sports at 5:23 the nationals' general manager explains why he is willing
this morning after a major earthquake in guatemala, near the mexico border. the 7.4 magnitude quake triggered landslides and collapsed dozens of buildings. we'll have updates as news becomes available. >>> and medical news. new evidence that statins may not just help with heart disease but also with cancer. a study just released in "the new england journal of medicine," looked at cholesterol-fighting statins and found cancer patients taking them at the time of their diagnosis were 15% less likely to die from the disease. >>> and bargain-hunters are getting a bigger headstart this year, as walmart kicks off the holiday shopping season earlier than ever. the company says it will begin rolling out discounts at 8:00 thanksgiving night, opening two hours earlier than last year. >>> and now, here's our diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." good morning, diane. >> hello, josh. it's great saying good morning to you again. and the country's most powerful republican, house speaker john boehner, will give his first interview, after this historic election to us. and we'll have it for you
earthquake to hit guatemala in 36 years. people are still missing and the number of dead is expected to rise. 7.4 hit off the west coast. also felt in mexico city. then early this morning, a strong 6.3 struck off canada's pacific coast. centered not far from vancouver island. 85 miles off the coast of british columbia. no reports of damages and no tsunami warning. >> doctors in philadelphia say they have successfully separated 8 month old conjoined twins. the surgery took place in philadelphia. the girls were joined at the xeft and stomach. both babies are doing well and should lead healthy lives. >> seseme street is doing a hurricane special tomorrow. it's part of a series of disaster themed joins. about a devastating hurricane that destroyed big bird's nest and left the neighborhood in chaos. the series ran in 2005 following hurricane katrina. and last week they decided to air it again in the wake of super storm sandy. >> let's go back now to our top story. that naftly nor'easter that slammed new york and new jersey. >> many communities are affected including long island. that's where wher
this morning after a major earthquake in guatemala, neaear the mexico border. the 7.4 magnitude quake triggered landslides and collapsed dozens of buildings. we'll have updates. >>> and medical news. evidence that statins may not just help with heart disease but also cancer. a study just released in "the new england journal of medicine," looked at cholesterol-fighting statins and found that patients taking them at the time of their diagnosis was 15% less likely to die from the disease. >>> walmart will be kicking off the shopping season earlier than ever. the company will begin rolling out discounts at 8:00 thanksgiving night. >>> and now, here's diane sawyer with a preview of "world news." good morning, diane. >> hello, josh. good morning to speak to you again. house speaker, john boehner, will give his first interview after this historic election to us. we'll have it for you. what's next for the republican party? will they work with the president? >> so much to see there. >>> finally, talk about seeing something we actually had to make triple-certain this wasn't just a photoshopped picture. t
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